Billardiera cymosa subsp. cymosa

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Leaves usually with scattered hairs below. Flowers in lax cymes; peduncles often hairy throughout; ovary densely villous, rarely only the apex with a tuft of dense villous hair, style 1–2(–2.5) mm long. Flowers Sep.–Dec.

Glep, GGr, LoM, MuM, Wim. Mainly occurs in mallee vegetation or open woodland in the Wimmera, with isolated records further south near Nelson, and north in the Big Desert and Wyperfeld National Park.

This taxon is characterised by its densely villous ovary. See note under Billardiera cymosa subsp. pseudocymosa.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2015-10-23
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2017-12-21
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Apiales
genus Billardiera
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Billardiera cymosa subsp. cymosa in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Billardiera cymosa subsp. cymosa in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Greater Grampians present native

State distribution

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South Australia
New South Wales